QCrime: Mayo College Student Sexually Abused by Seniors & More
1. Mayo College Student in Ajmer Alleges Sexual Abuse by 6 Seniors
The father of a class 11 student of Mayo College in Ajmer has alleged that his son was sexually abused by six class 12 boarders multiple times between July 10 and 20, according to an FIR registered at Alwar Gate police station on Tuesday, 31 July.
“We have registered a case on the father’s complaint under different sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POSCO) Act against six named students of Mayo College and are investigating,” said Priti Chaudhary, Deputy Superintendent of police.
“On 10 July, the seniors barged into my son’s room and forced him to drink alcohol and take drugs. They took him to the washroom later and sodomised him in turns,” the father said in the FIR.
(Source: Hindustan Times)
2. Man Beaten To Death in Rajasthan
A man, suspected to have entered a house with “ill-intentions”, was beaten to death by about half a dozen villagers in Lavera Kalan near Jodhpur on Tuesday, 31 July. Villagers alleged, Rampal, 30, who was an employee of a gas distribution agency, had deliberately entered the house of a woman, who was alone in the house. While Rampal’s father claimed he had gone there on complaint of a gas leak, villagers doubted his intentions and attacked him with sticks.
According to the SP (Jodhpur Rural) Rajan Dushyant, the victim had been attacked by family members of the woman. “Rampal had provided a gas connection to a person in the village about 10 days ago. He had gone to the same house on Tuesday at around midnight, where he was attacked by the family members,” said Dushyant.
After beating him, the attackers left him to die. Police rushed to the spot but found Rampal dead. “We have registered a complaint against five villagers, including two women. Why was he there at such a late hour will be probed,” said Dushyant.
(Source: The Times of India)
3. 74-Yr-Old Held for Sexually Assaulting Minor
A 74-year-old man was arrested on charges of rape after a 12-year-old girl accused him of sexually assaulting her when she was at his house for tuition classes run by his wife. The victim reportedly told investigators that the abuse had been continuing for two months.
The accused would reportedly come into the living room of the house when his wife was busy with other chores and touch the student inappropriately. Officers at VP Road Police station, where a case was registered on 1 August, believe that more students could have been similarly victimised by the senior citizen.
The accused was arrested soon after the FIR was registered. He was booked under Sections 376 (1) (rape) and 354 (outraging the modesty of a woman) of the Indian Penal Code along with Sections 4, 5, 6 ,8, 9 and 10 of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.
(Source: The Indian Express)
4. Dalit Youth Stabbed for Wearing Shorts
An 18-year-old Dalit youth, Sanjay Makwana, was stabbed and beaten, allegedly by seven members of the Darbar community, for wearing shorts and sporting a moustache, at Kavitha village in Bavla taluka of Ahmedabad district late on Tuesday, 31 July.
Bavla police on 1 August lodged an FIR against seven members of the Darbar community for attempted murder and under the Prevention of Atrocities Act. Police also lodged a counter complaint by the Darbar community members, against four Dalit men, for allegedly attacking members of the so-called upper castes.
According to the FIR, Makwana was stabbed by Gambhirsinh Rathod and Bhagabhai Rathod hit him on the head with a bladed weapon. When the victim’s father, Vinu Makwana, tried to rescue his son, he was also hit with a bladed weapon.
(Source: The Times of India)
5. Wife Stabbed to Death by Husband on Her Birthday
A 30-year-old woman was allegedly killed by her husband on her birthday in south Delhi’s Neb Sarai over domestic issues, the police said on Wednesday, 1 August. The husband was arrested on the same day.
The accused, identified as Rakesh Singh Chauhan (34), is a chef at a luxury hotel in Mahipalpur and a resident of Khanpur. He allegedly stabbed his wife Renu on Tuesday night, following which he took his son and fled to his parents’ house in Dakshinpuri, from where he was arrested.
Renu was stabbed at least four times around 11 pm. She, however, managed to get out of the house to seek help. The victim was declared brought dead at the hospital, the police said. The police said that on the day of the incident, the couple had been fighting since evening and Chauhan was drunk when he stabbed his wife with a kitchen knife.
(Source: The Hindu)
6. Father Kills Daughter Over Inter-Caste Marriage
Enraged with her decision of inter-caste marriage, a 21-year girl was killed by her father, Data Ram Yadav in Uttar Pradesh’s Daultapur village. After killing the daughter, Yadav surrendered at Bhira police station on Wednesday, 1 August.
According to Bhira police, an FIR of murder was lodged by Vidyavati, mother of the deceased. Superintendent Ramlal Verma along with Deputy Police Superintendent Abhishek Pratap visited the village and talked to the aggrieved family members.
Reports said Puja, a graduation student wanted to marry Hari Om who belonged to a different caste. Both had decided to solemnise their marriage in the court. However, her decision enraged her father who was against the marriage. She was killed on 31 July.
(Source: Hindustan Times)
7. Private Tutor Held for Raping Minors
A private tutor was arrested on Wednesday, 1 August, for allegedly raping at least five minor students in over two years in Odisha’s Deogarh district, police said. The man was arrested from Taleisar village in Kundheigola area after the mother of a girl lodged a complaint against the 44-year-old man accusing him of the crime, police said.
The man, who gave private tuitions to students at his residence, used to take the girls to a different room on the pretext of giving special classes and sexually abuse them there, a police officer said. The tortured girls are aged between 8 and 15 years, police said.
Though the tutor had been committing the crime for over two years and some girls had spoken to their parents about it, none of them lodged any complaint and chose to pull their wards out from the class.
8. Man Allegedly Killed by Brother Over Property Dispute in Gurugram
A 46-year-old tent house owner was shot dead by unidentified persons in Gurugram’s Islampur village, Sector 38, on the night of 31 July, police said. The police added that the victim’s wife has alleged the role of the victim’s elder brother, his wife and their two sons, with whom they had a property dispute.
According to the report, the incident took place around 10 pm when the deceased, Ram Karan, was returning from his shop to his house on a scooter. He was shot in the back and the bullet got lodged between the third and fourth rib on the right side of his chest. The investigating officer said the victim was taken to a private hospital in Sector 38 where he was declared dead on arrival.
(Source: Hindustan Times)
9. Woman Stabbed to Death By 6 Men in Rajasthan
A 48-year-old woman was stabbed to death and her son injured allegedly by six men over an old enmity, police said on Wednesday, 1 August. The incident took place last evening in Unda village which comes under the jurisdiction of Baran Sadar police station.
The accused allegedly attacked Rukmanibai Nagar with knives and stabbed her to death outside her house, said Aashish Bhargav, the SHO at Baran Sadar police station. Later in the evening, the men attacked the deceased's son Shyambehari Nagar (26) while he was returning home on his bike, Bhargav said. The body was handed over to the family members after postmortem.
The police have booked the accused persons under Section 302 (murder), 307 (attempt to murder), 452 (house trespass), 147 (rioting) and 149 (unlawful assembly) of the IPC, the SHO said, adding that efforts are underway to nab them.